When the laptop is asleep ?

  Magik™ 16:10 07 May 2003

more often than not when i set the laptop which has XP on board, to shut down the hardrive and turn the monitor off after a preset time the whole thing goes into a coma,and will it wake up, will it heck..... so now i just set the monitor to go off, now to the question, about time i hear you cry....does the harddrive spin at full speed all the time, or does it slow down when nothing is happening?


  Munkeysbum 16:17 07 May 2003

I assume this is a power saving option, therefore the hard drive will slow down.

  Munkeysbum 16:24 07 May 2003

If my assumption is correct then, open Control Panel, select Power Options, then Power Schemes and Advanced. I should think by coma you meen hibernate. Also adjust the hibernation settings.

  Magik™ 17:03 07 May 2003

thanks..i have tried the power settings and it hibernates and will not wake up..so now i just put the monitor to sleep.....i will try it again


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